Amy Schumer detained in DC while protesting Brett Kavanaugh

Amy Schumer and. Image from Facebook

Women and their allies came to Washington, DC, on Thursday to protest Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the nation's highest court.

Comedian and actress Amy Schumer was reportedly detained by Washington D.C. police at a rally protesting the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. "Men who hurt women can no longer be placed in positions of power".

There are reports that model Emily Ratajkowski was also arrested.

Another video, which has gone viral on Twitter, shows Schumer sending a message to a fan whose mother is protesting alongside her.

Ratajkowski has confirmed she was detained amid the chaos and there have been images posted on TV and online of Schumer's arrest.

Debra Ramirez claims Kavanaugh exposed himself to her during a dorm party at Yale University, thrust his penis in her face and forced her to touch it when she pushed him away.

Ratajkowski concluded: 'I demand a government that acknowledges, respects and supports women as much as it does men'.

Another Twitter user shared a video of Schumer at the protest, adding, "MY MOM AND AMY SCHUMER ARE GETTING ARRESTED TOGETHER AND AMY SAID HI TO ME".

So the thousands of demonstrators streamed into the Hart building, chanting and singing against Kavanaugh, whom multiple women have accused of sexual assault. "Cop asks 'Do you want to be arrested?' Schumer: 'Yes'".

As the protest entered the Senate Hart Building, Capitol Police peacefully started arresting protesters one by one.

Collins said Thursday that the FBI appears to have conducted a "very thorough investigation" of the sexual misconduct claims against Kavanaugh.

"That's what we're going to do". "We will win. A vote for Kavanaugh is a vote saying women don't matter".

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